BoF speaks to Portuguese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista about growing his own label and bringing a sporty urban aesthetic to preppy Lacoste.
NEW YORK, United States — Today, contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde files backstage imagery from the Richard Chai, Creatures of The Wind, Jason Wu, Rebecca Minkoff, Rag & Bone, Lacoste, Prabul Gurung, Alexander Wang, Ostwalk Helgason and Altuzarra shows, held over the first three days of New York Fashion Week.
BoF distills recent fashion stories from the French media.
LONDON, United Kingdom — The Savigny Luxury Index (‘SLI’) increased by almost 3 percent in November, while the MSCI World Index (‘MSCI’) slipped nearly 1 percent for the month. From mid-November, global markets and the SLI enjoyed a strong rally on better economic news from China and hopes that the US might avoid the feared fiscal cliff. Big news A flurry of positive economic newsflow has lifted investors’
PARIS, France – Entering the headquarters of Lacoste, one of France’s biggest and most widely known apparel and lifestyle brands, everyone is remarkably ‘on brand’. From the sporty looking women at the reception desk to the public relations executives, practically everyone is wearing the brand’s iconic polo shirt with the jaunty, world-famous crocodile logo. It’s easy to forget just how influential Lacoste has been over the years.